Heavy-Duty Alternative Fuel and Advanced Vehicle Purchase Vouchers

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The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) provides incentives for alternative fuel trucks and buses. Incentives are released on a staggered schedule and are distributed based on the following criteria:

Technology TypeIncentive Amount
Class 4-8 All-Electric Trucks95% of the incremental cost, up to $185,000 per vehicle
Class 4-8 Fuel Cell Electric Trucks95% of the incremental cost, up to $185,000 per vehicle
Class 4-8 Plug-in Hybrid Electric Trucks90% of the incremental cost, up to $120,000 per vehicle
Class 4-8 Hybrid Electric Trucks90% of the incremental cost, up to $55,000 per vehicle
Class 4-8 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Trucks90% of the incremental cost, up to $60,000 per vehicle
Class 4-8 Propane Trucks90% of the incremental cost, up to $60,000 per vehicle
Class 4-8 All-Electric and CNG Transit Buses100% of the incremental cost, up to $385,000 per vehicle
Class 4-8 All-Electric School Buses100% of the incremental cost, up to $200,000 per vehicle
Class 4-8 CNG School Buses90% of the incremental cost, up to $60,000 per vehicle
Class 4-8 Propane School Buses90% of the incremental cost, up to $10,000
All Other Class 3-8 Trucks and Buses80% of the incremental cost, up to $150,000 per vehicle

Eligible vehicles must be in operation 80% of the time and for a minimum of five years. Additional terms and conditions apply. For information about voucher availability and vehicle eligibility, see the NYSERDA New York Truck Voucher Incentive Program website.